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Houghton Academy
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  • Private, Boarding, Christian (General)
  • HOUGHTON, NY

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade B
  4. College Prep
    grade A minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B
  6. Sports
    grade B minus

About

Applying

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee
$0
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
TOEFL

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$8,700
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Boarding (Tuition + Boarding)
$43,000
Received Financial Aid
80%
Average Financial Aid
No data available  
From Houghton Academy

Houghton Academy (HA) was founded in 1883 and is one of America's oldest continually operating Christian, college-preparatory boarding and day schools.

The mission of Houghton Academy is to offer young people a college preparatory education within the framework of a Christian worldview. HA is characterized by high academic standards and strong character development, resulting in students getting into the universities of their choice and succeeding throughout life.

Houghton Academy's Unique Advantages:

- One of the safest campuses in the U.S. Students get one-on-one attention from teachers.

- Access to local College - Houghton College is within a 5-minute walk from Houghton Academy. We have access to the college's top-quality facilities: Gym, Library, classroom, cafeteria, etc...

- 24/7/365 is our boarding program "business hours": Our Boarding Program team always answers International parents' phone calls and responds to concerns promptly all year-round.

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
No data available  
Average SAT
1230
44 responses
Average ACT
26
7 responses

A College Experience in a Private High School

Houghton Academy students have the unique advantage of having access to the local college's classes and facilities. Many HA students choose to take college-level classes in a college classroom. Upon the successful completion of Houghton Academy's graduation requirements, students who perform well academically and meet certain conditions are guaranteed acceptance at Houghton College.

Culture & Safety

Poll
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 3 responses
Poll
100%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 3 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 8 responses
  • Basketball games
    50%
  • Lock in
    25%
  • It's amazing the number of people that come.
    13%
  • Spirit Week
    13%

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Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
63
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 4 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 4 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 4 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
4:1
National
17:1
Poll
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 4 responses
Poll
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 4 responses
Poll
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 4 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
No data available  
Boys Athletic Participation
No data available  
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no data--
We don't have enough responses to know if students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.Take our survey
no data--
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